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MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Sophomore Cameron Payne scored 31 points with eight rebounds and six assists as Murray State rallied in the second half to defeat Tennessee-Martin 73-67 on Saturday night, pushing its conference-record win streak to 24 in a row.
Murray State (26-4, 16-0 Ohio Valley Conference) had already clinched top seed at the OVC tournament in Nashville next week, but was...
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2 days ago
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Cameron Payne scored 22 points off the bench and added eight assists and three steals to help lead Murray State to an 89-54 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday.
Jonathan Fairell and Jeffery Moss each finished with 13 points for Murray State (24-4, 14-0 Ohio Valley Conference), with Fairell adding eight rebounds.
The win extends the Racers win streak to 21 games...
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9 days ago
The Cardinal Connect had two staff photographers on hand Saturday evening as Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals crushed the Murray State Racers 66 – 21. All photos in the gallery below were taken by J.D. Coffey and Petey Cautilli.
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I’ve said it all week so I guess I might as well say it again. I absolutely hate when teams from BCS conferences play against FCS opponents. IMO, there is very little you can actually take away from it. Therefore, I’ll let Bobby Petrino share his thoughts. Stay tuned to The Cardinal Connect for more coverage of Saturday’s win.
Photo: Pete Cautilli
I’m feeling pretty good about my prediction record having gone 3 for 3 in week 1 against Miami – Gardner won the battle of the newcomer QBs which was more or less the difference in the game, our front seven dominated the Miami offensive line, and our special teams came up with a huge touchdown immediately after Miami took their only lead of the game, giving...
Game two already, Murray State Saturday.
Between practices during a short week for University of Louisville football, Bobby Petrino squeezed in a session with the media. No major injuries against Miami, getting better as individuals, refining technical aspects, with a goal of showing up fresh physically and mentally, respecting the opponent.
Michael Dyer is still nursing...
Murray State University is a four year public university located in Murray, Kentucky. The school is located 3.5 hours southwest of Louisville and lies about 15 minutes north of the Tennessee border. Murray State was founded in 1923 and currently rocks an enrollment of about 10,900. Their colors are Navy, Blue, and Gold and those colors can be seen on the backs of all 17 varsity...
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I have no problem admitting that I’m totally not a fan of playing FCS opponents each season. That said, I understand the reasoning behind it. Every FBS program needs at least one gimme win and the FCS schools get paid a boatload of money to get their brains beat in.
Seeing your team blowout at inferior opponent can be entertaining, especially...
Cameron Payne scored seven points in the final 1:22 to carry Murray State to a 70-66 comeback victory on Thursday night at Eastern Illinois.
Payne's basket with 1:21 left gave the Racers the lead for good at 63-62. His 3-pointer on the next Racers possession made it a four-point lead with 22 seconds to go.
After a layup by Sherman Blanford cut the score to 66-64, Payne made...
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January 16, 2014
Cameron Payne knocked down six 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead Murray State in a 91-77 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Tennessee-Martin on Sunday afternoon.
Payne was 6 of 10 from long range and finished with five assists. Jarvis Williams and Jeffery Moss both added 20 points, with Williams finishing with 15 boards and Moss going 14 of 14 from the line for the Racers...
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January 05, 2014
Brandon Wicks (Murray, Ky.) earned second-team honors after leading the team in tackles for the third time in his career. Wicks led the OVC with 60 solo tackles and was tied for third with 98 total stops. He also added two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He registered four double-digit tackle games, including 10 solo stops in the victory over Jacksonvill...
Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson lambasted his players after a loss at Murray State, calling them ''uncoachable,'' a ''bunch of mama's boys'' and comparing disciplining his young team to housebreaking a puppy.
Hinson was not made available for comment Wednesday morning. He's holding a regularly scheduled news conference in the afternoon. He told ESPN.com that his only regret...
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December 18, 2013
Southern Illinois head coach Barry Hinson simply lost it during last night’s press conference after the Salukis (2-8) dropped one at Murray State for their fourth straight defeat.
From calling his players “mama’s boys” to saying, “I’ve been telling my wife this for years — size doesn’t matter,” this is one of the best press conferences we’ve seen in a while for...
If you haven’t seen it yet, the college basketball rant of the year took place last night after a Southern Illinois loss to Murray State. Salukis head coach Barry Hinson sounded off on his players after the game, and it was glorious — he called them mama’s boys, soft, questioned their heart, and said that he preaches “size doesn’t matter”, among other things. The postgame...
Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson was not at all in a good mood after Tuesday night’s 73-65 loss to Murray State. SIU dropped to 2-8 on the year, which did not please Hinson one bit.
Some of the best action which picks up a couple minute in courtesy of Awful Announcing:
“I’ve been telling my wife this for years, size doesn’t matter.”
“Marcus was absolutely awful,...
Fan reactions to SIU coach Barry Hinson's epic rant following his team's loss to Murray State.
Last night, Southern Illinois lost to Murray State 73-65, dropping the Salukis’ record to 2-8 on the season. Naturally, head coach Barry Hinson is not pleased with the current performance of his team, and he has finally had enough — last night he absolutely blew up in postgame press conference.
His references are just pure comedy gold — he explodes about how awful his team...
SIU men's basketball coach Barry Hinson offered up an epic rant and meltdown following his team's loss to Murray State. Watch video here.
Southern Illinois head basketball coach, Bobby Hinson, absolutely lost his mind last night after the Salukies dropped a tough one to the Murray State Racers 73-65. He went on to compare his players to little puppies and mama’s boys, even stating his wife could do better.
This loss drops SIU to 2-8 on the year and Mr. Hinson apparently had seen enough after they shot 38% from the...
Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson went on a coaching rant for the ages following his team’s 73-65 loss to Murray State on Tuesday night. In the epic rant, Hinson compared his team to a bunch of puppies and said his wife could do better than his players. The Salukis shot 38.5 percent from the field […]
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Barry Hinson. Learn the name. Why? Because he’s going to be in the news for a while.
Hinson is the head coach of Southern Illinois’ men’s basketball team and after his team lost to Murray State 73-65 on Tuesday night to fall to 2-8 on the season. To say Hinson wasn’t pleased with his team’s effort, intensity and focus would be a gigantic understatement.
In his post-game...